Earwigs can be both a beneficial insect and a garden pest—but you don't want their population size getting out of control.
Though they've got a creepy reputation, this cobweb-building species is actually quite handy.
An important player on the beneficial insect team
Would you recognize the larvae of these good and bad bugs?
Bigeyed bugs are small and often go unnoticed, but their contribution to pest control is enormous.
Many species in the subfamily Aphidiinae
From corporate high-rises to urban back yards—and even city hall—beekeeping is all the rage.
The plant vital to the survival of monarch butterflies is in major decline, thanks largely to unsustainable chemical-agriculture practices.
Defend your garden against harmful creepy crawlies by attracting these helpful critters to your plot.